NTSE - Scholastic Aptitude Test - Social Science - History - Ancient India

Question - 1

We understand the religions and social life of the Indus Valley age mostly from

  • A Remains of houses and other buildings
  • B Pottery
  • C Burial grounds
  • D Terracotta figures and seals

Question - 2

Traces of which of the following have not been found in tile Indus Valley Civilization?

  • A Sugarcane
  • B Barley
  • C Sesamum
  • D Mustard

Question - 3

An animal engraved on most of the Harappan seals is the

  • A Tiger
  • B Unicorn
  • C Elephant
  • D Bison

Question - 4

Which of the following distinguishes the Harappan from other contemporary civilizations of the world?

  • A Town planning, drainage and sanitation
  • B Development of science and technology
  • C Uniform weight and measures
  • D Religious beliefs and social life

Question - 5

Which of the following was not a contemporary of the Indus or Harappan civilization?

  • A Sumer
  • B Greek
  • C Mesopotamia
  • D Egypt

Question - 6

Two most thickly populated cities of the Harappan civilization were

  • A Ropar and Rangpur
  • B Kalibangan and Lothal
  • C Mohenjadaro and Harappan
  • D Lothal and Desalpur

Question - 7

Which of the following is not used in the Great Bath of Mohenjodaro?

  • A Mortar
  • B Stone
  • C Gypsum
  • D Burnt bricks

Question - 8

Which of the religious 'beliefs of the Harappan people not continue till this day?

  • A Worship of Pasupathi
  • B Worship of unicorn
  • C Worship of fire
  • D Pipal worship

Question - 9

Harappan people had closest external link with

  • A Bahrain
  • B China
  • C Mesopotamia
  • D Iran

Question - 10

Which of the following Harappan cities has yielded the evidence of rice?

  • A Kalibangan
  • B Lothal
  • C Harappa
  • D Rakhigarhi
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